Carlos Childs is looping to the side and up and is smiling. He is a Black man and is earing dark0framed glasses. He is outside in front of trees, is wearing a black suit jacket over a blue button-up and collared shirt.


Regional Community Organizer – Southern Maryland


Engagement & Mobilization



Carlos Childs is the Regional Community Organizer for Southern Maryland. He was raised in Waldorf, Maryland. For years, he has been a Southern Maryland activist working on legal justice reform, building worker power, environmental and housing rights, and more.
Before coming to the ACLU, Carlos worked as the State Organizing Director for Our Revolution Maryland, to organize and engage activist around progressive legislation. Most recently, Carlos served as the Fair and Secure Elections Organizer at Public Citizen, where he lobbied local, state, and federal lawmakers in order to gain their support for passing legislation that increasing voter access to marginalized communities while ensuring election systems are secure and proper cybersecurity measures are taken.